EU/03/14/1275: Orphan designation for the treatment of central retinal vein occlusion


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On 10 June 2014, orphan designation (EU/03/14/1275) was granted by the European Commission to Gene Signal SAS, France, for aganirsen for the treatment of central retinal vein occlusion.

Key facts

Active substance
Intended use
Treatment of central retinal vein occlusion
Orphan designation status
EU designation number
Date of designation
Gene Signal SAS
4, rue Pierre Fontaine
91000 Evry
Tel. +33 155 6012 55
Fax +33 155 6012 56

Documents related to this orphan designation evaluation

Patients' organisations

For contact details of patients’ organisations whose activities are targeted at rare diseases, see:

  • Orphanet, a database containing information on rare diseases, which includes a directory of patients’ organisations registered in Europe.

  • European Organisation for Rare Diseases (EURORDIS), a non-governmental alliance of patient organisations and individuals active in the field of rare diseases.

EU register of orphan medicines

The list of medicines that have received an orphan designation in the EU is available on the European Commission's website:

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